How to File and Pay Corporate Taxes

Corporate Taxes in Rhode Island include:

  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Public Service Tax
  • Gross Premium Insurance Tax
  • Surplus Lines Insurance Tax
  • Bank Excise Tax
  • Bank Deposit Tax


How to File Corporate Income Tax

Modernized e-file (MeF)

You may elect to use software preparation programs to easily file your personal income tax, corporate tax and fiduciary tax forms, along with your Federal return at the same time as your Rhode Island tax return. For more information, please refer to the instructions provided by your Software Vendor used to file the IRS and RI-1120C, RI-1120S or RI-1065 returns.



Even with the advancement of electronic filing and portal services, there are still some taxpayers that file using paper.  Paper forms make use of 2D barcodes, 1D barcodes and OCR scanlines to aid in processing. For more information, please refer to your tax form instructions.


How to File Other Corporate Taxes

Tax Portal

On the Tax Portal, you can file tax returns for Insurance, Bank Excise, Bank Deposit, Public Service and other business taxes, extension requests, and license renewals in addition to making estimated payments, extension payments, payments with a tax filing, license renewal payments, bill payments and payments for various fees.

If you need help getting started, feel free to call the Tax Portal team at 401.574.8484 or email at


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Corporate Tax Section


Phone:  401.574.8935

Fax:      401.574.8932